11. Tie: Enchanted Tiki Room, Country Bear Jamboree, Carousel of Progress A bit of a cop out to start things off, but all three of these are shows featuring a full cast of audio animatronics. Which one is your favorite will depend on personal preference. If we had to choose, we’d probably go with Carousel of Progress just for its 30 minute duration. 10. … Continue reading Top 11 Attractions at Magic Kingdom
After yesterday’s tribute to Country Bear Jamboree turned out to be quite popular, we are back today with a look at another classic Walt Disney World attraction. Pirates of the Caribbean opened in December of 1973 and has been delights Magic Kingdom guests ever since! In this post, we are going to take a photo tour of the full ride through, as well as present … Continue reading Lets Ride… Pirates of the Caribbean at Magic Kingdom
Typically, discussing which rides are or aren’t the best at any theme park is just looking for an argument. Very few people are going to agree completely and you won’t have much luck changing any of there minds. With that said, this list in MY top 11 rides at Walt Disney World. Some people will probably find it blasphemous that I left off Space Mountain; others … Continue reading Top 11 Rides at Walt Disney World
Universal Orlando is Walt Disney World’s biggest competition in the Orlando area, and for the most part it delivers. I personally don’t think it is in the same league as Disney, but there is a specific demographic who will prefer it (mainly teens or young adults who want nothing but thrills, or kids these days who like to stare at screens for hours on end). That being said, I love to see Universal do well as strong competition can do nothing but good for Disney park fans.
Where Universal falls short for me is its lack of ride variety, paid express pass and various issues I’ve had or witnessed with customer service / employee attitudes. The paid express pass really irks me, not only because it can cost as much as entry to the park itself, but also because I routinely still waited 20 minutes to ride each of the two times I purchased it. The dining is also terrible.
One thing I can’t deny however, is that Universal Orlando has some killer attractions. Sadly, none of these have opened within the last 3 years, which means I haven’t been a big fan of recent park additions (I’m looking at you Fallon). That being said, here are 11 fantastic rides you can experience at Universal Orlando. Continue reading “Top 11 Rides at Universal Orlando”